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File:Andrew Carnegie in National Portrait Gallery IMG 4441.JPG|upright|thumb|Carnegie as he appears in the National Portrait Gallery (United States)|National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. '''Andrew Carnegie''' ( , but commonly or ;#MacKay|MacKay, p. 29. November 25, 1835 – August 11, 1919) was a Scottish-American industrialist who led the expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century, and is often identified as List of wealthiest historical figures|one of the richest people and List of richest Americans in history|Americans ever.listed at 372 billion 2014 USD by Jacob Davidson, [http://time.com/money/3977798/the-10-richest-people-of-all-time time.com The 10 Richest People of All Time] "Rockefeller gets all the press, but Andrew Carnegie may be the richest American of all time. The Scottish immigrant sold his company, U.S. Steel, to J.P. Morgan for $480 million...
Birth date{{Birth date|1835|11|25}}
Birth placeDunfermline, Fife, Scotland
Death date{{Death date and age|1919|8|11|1835|11|25}}
Death placeLenox, Massachusetts, United States
Resting placeSleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, New York, U.S.
Occupation| known_for = {{ubl|Founding and leading the Carnegie Steel Company|Founding the Carnegie Corporation of New York, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Carnegie Institution for Science, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland and the Carnegie Hero Fund}}
PartyHistory of the United States Republican Party|Republican{{cite web|title=Andrew Carnegie |url=http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Andrew_Carnegie.aspx |publisher=''Encyclopedia.com''}}
Spouse{{marriage|Louise Whitfield Carnegie|Louise Whitfield|April 22, 1887}}
ChildrenMargaret Carnegie Miller
ParentsWilliam Carnegie
Margaret Morrison Carnegie
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